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NGS Legacy Publications

For many years NGS has published books of interest to a wide American audience. Publications range from those specific to a geographic area and time period, such as Passports Issued by the Governors of Georgia, 1810-1820, A Belated  Census of Earliest Settlers of Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, Long Island Genealogical Source Material [A Bibliography], and more.

Find an Older NGS Publication

Some of these older legacy publications are still available for purchase in the NGS online store, and they're often on sale. If you have trouble finding the book you want to buy, e-mail store@ngsgenealogy.org or call (703) 525-0050.

Borrow from the NGS Book Loan Collection

All NGS publications are also available through interlibrary loan from the NGS Book Loan Collection at St. Louis (Missouri) County Library. Learn more.

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Want to be a Professional Genealogist?

NGS recommends several resources and organizations if this is your goal. Learn more.